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Nov 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines/Service/Community (all disciplines):
  1. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (Sept 1-Nov 30, 2017 for events scheduled January 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  2. BC Gaming Multiculturalism Grant Program (Unknown if program will be available again in 2017, check back for updates; 2016 deadline was  Oct 24 – Dec 18)
  3. BC Ministry of Culture: International Presence Program (2017 deadlines not yet posted; intake was Oct until Nov 30, 2016).
  4. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (Nov 1)
  5. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Public Outreach (Composite & Project) (Nov 10)
  6. Kinder Morgan Foundation (Nov 10, Jan 10, Mar 10, May 10, July 10, Sept 10)
  7. NEW: Anvil Centre Artists-In-Residence Program (2017 deadline not yet announced; 2016 deadline wasNov 15)
  8. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program  (monthly deadlines: Nov 17)
  9. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Nov 17)
  10. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  11. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  12. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project);
  13. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  14. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  15. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  16. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  17. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  18. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  19. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date
  20. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  21. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake)
  22. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)
Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:
  1. Access Copyright Foundation Events Grants Program (2017 deadline not yet announced; 2016 deadline was Nov 1)
  2. Creative BC: Interactive Fund (2017 deadline not yet posted; 2016 deadline was Nov 24)
  3. Dr. Shirley L. Thomson Award for Young Curators (Nov 15)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sept 7, Nov 2 )
  2. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (deadline: any time before travel starts)
  3. BC Music Fund: Research Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
  4. BC Music Fund: Industry Initiatives Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:
  1. Dr. Shirley L. Thomson Award for Young Curators (Nov 15)
  2. BCAC Project Assistance for Visual Artists (Nov 15)
  3. Creative BC: Interactive Fund (2017 deadline not yet posted; 2016 deadline was Nov 24)
  4. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  5. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  6. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  7. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  8. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  9. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  10. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  11. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  12. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

Oct 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines (all disciplines) & Community Arts:
  1. AVIVA Community Fund Proposal Intake 2017 (opens Sept 13, closes Oct 2)
  2. Canada Council John Hobday Awards in Arts Management (Oct 2)
  3. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (Sept 1-Nov 30, 2017 for events scheduled January 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  4. Canadian Heritage: Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Oct 1 & Apr 1)
  5. Telus Community Board Donation Program (Vancouver) (2017 deadlines: Jan 20, Apr 21, Aug 4, Oct 13)
  6. BCAC Project Assistance – Community Arts Development (Oct 15)
  7. City of Vancouver Neighbourhood Matching Fund (Oct 15, Apr 15)
  8. BCAC Professional Project Assistance – Arts Festivals (Oct 15)
  9. ARTSTARTS: Artists in The Classroom (AIC) (Oct 16)
  10. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program  (monthly deadlines: Oct 21)
  11. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Oct 21)
  12. BC Gaming Multiculturalism Grant Program (Unknown if program will be available again in 2017, check back for updates; 2016 deadline was  Oct 24 – Dec 18)
  13. (NEW): Canada Council: DIGITAL STRATEGY FUND Digital Literacy and Intelligence: Single-phase initiatives & Multi-phase initiatives (Oct 25, 2017)
  14. (NEW): Canada Council: DIGITAL STRATEGY FUND: Public Access to the Arts and Citizen Engagement: Single-phase initiatives & Multi-phase initiatives (Oct 25, 2017)
  15. (NEW): Canada Council: DIGITAL STRATEGY FUND: Transformation of Organizational Models: Single-phase initiatives & Multi-phase initiatives (Oct 25, 2017)
  16. ArtStarts: Arts In Education Council (Oct 27)
  17. CLICK Foundation  – Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids (Oct 31 & Mar 31)
  18. BC Ministry of Culture: International Presence Program (2017 deadlines not yet posted; intake was Oct until Nov 30, 2016).
  19. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  20. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  21. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project);
  22. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  23. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  24. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  25. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  26. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  27. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  28. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date
  29. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  30. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake)
  31. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)
Aboriginal/First Peoples Program Deadlines:
  1. First Peoples Culture Council: Arts Administrator Internships and Mentorships  (Oct 31)
  2. First Peoples Culture Council: Aboriginal Arts Development Awards (Organizations & Collectives) (Oct 31)
  3. First Peoples Culture Council: Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts (Oct 31)
  4. First Peoples Culture Council: Individual Artists Program (Oct 31)
  5. First Peoples Culture Council: Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations (Oct 31)
Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Literary Publishing Projects (Oct 10)
  2. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (Oct 20)
  3. BCAC Professional Project Assistance – Media Arts Organizations (Oct 15)
  4. BCAC Professional Project Assistance – Museums and Visual Arts Organizations (Oct 15)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (deadline: any time before travel starts)
  2. BC Music Fund: Research Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
  3. BC Music Fund: Industry Initiatives Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
Performing Arts (Theatre) Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (Oct 20)
For Individual Artists (all disciplines):
  1. First Peoples Culture Council: Arts Administrator Internships and Mentorships  (Oct 31)
  2. First Peoples Culture Council: Individual Artists Program (Oct 31)
  3. First Peoples Culture Council: Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations (Oct 31)
  4. First Peoples Culture Council: Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts (Oct 31)
  5. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  6. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  7. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  8. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  9. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  10. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  11. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  12. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  13. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

Aug 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines (all disciplines):

  1. NEW: BC Community Gaming Grants Capital Projects Grants (Application Period: Apply from Aug 1 to Sept 30)
  2. BCAC Professional Development (Individuals) (Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1)
  3. Telus Community Board Donation Program (Vancouver) (2017 deadlines: Jan 20, Apr 21, Aug 4, Oct 13)
  4. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Aug 18)
  5. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Aug 18)
  6. Coast Capital Community Investment Grants (Aug 25)
  7. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2017 deadlines: Feb 24, May 19, Aug 25)
  8. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  9. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  10. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  11. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  12. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Sector Innovation and Development (2017 deadlines: June 15, 2017; Dec 15, 2017)
  13. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  14. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  15. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2017 deadlines: any time before you complete the translation)
  16. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  17. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  18. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  19. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  20. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  21. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  22. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)

Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)

Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)
  2. SOCAN Annual Operations Grant (Aug 15)

Performing Arts (Theatre/Festivals) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)

Performing Arts (Dance) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)

Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Professional Development (Individuals) (Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1)
  2. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  3. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  4. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  5. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  6. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  7. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  8. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  9. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  10. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)

Mar 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines/Service/Community (all disciplines):
  1. BC Gaming: Community Gaming Grants (Arts & Culture) (Application Window for Arts & Culture Orgs: opens Feb 1; closes May 31)
  2. Co-Op Community Spaces Program (Mar 1)
  3. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (application window Mar 1 – May 31, 2017 – for events scheduled July 1, 2017 – Dec 31, 2018)
  4. City of Vancouver: Community  Arts Grant Program (Mar 1)
  5. City of Vancouver Theatre Rental Grant Program (Applications available: Feb 21, 2017; Confirmation of Venue Dates Deadline for New Applicants: Mar 3)
  6. Kinder Morgan Foundation (Mar 10)
  7. BCAC Operating Assistance – Professional Arts Training Organizations (Mar 15)
  8. Hamber Foundation (Mar 15 & Sept 15)
  9. BCAC Operating Assistance – Professional Arts Training Organizations (Mar 15)
  10. Community Arts Council of Vancouver: DTES Community Arts Fund Program (Mar 20)
  11. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (Mar 24; deadlines monthly)
  12. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (Mar 24; deadlines monthly)
  13. Coast Capital Community Investment Grants (Full Application) (Mar 27)
  14. CLICK Foundation  – Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids (Mar 31 & Oct 31)
  15. Work BC: Job Creation Partnerships (no deadline, constant intake)
  16. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  17. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  18. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)
Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:
  1. BCAC Operating Assistance – Arts Periodicals (Mar 15)
  2. BCAC Operating Assistance – Professional Arts Training Organizations (Mar 15)
Performing Arts (Dance) Deadlines:
  1. BCAC Operating Assistance – Professional Arts Training Organizations (Mar 15)
  2. BCAC Performing Arts Operating (Music, Theatre, Dance) (Mar 15)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. Update (Jan 19): No Longer Accepting Applications: BC Music Fund Sound Recording Program (Applications  accepted on a first come, first served basis starting Dec 1, 2016; until funds are no longer available).
  2. NEW: BC Music Fund: Research Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
  3. NEW: BC Music Fund: Industry Initiatives Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
  4. FACTOR: Collective Initiatives (Showcase Production for Export-Ready Artists) (Period One Deadline: March 1, 2017 for events occurring between April 1 – June 30, 2017)
  5. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sep 7, Nov 2)
  6. BCAC Operating Assistance – Professional Arts Training Organizations (Mar 15)
  7. BCAC Performing Arts Operating (Music, Theatre, Dance) (Mar 15)
  8. FACTOR: Business Travel (constant intake; application must be submitted at least 6 months prior to departure date)
  9. FACTOR: Collective Initiatives (Industry Events; Showcase Production for Artists from Official Language Minority Communities; Digital Marketing) (constant intake; application must be submitted at least 5 months prior to commencement of the event or project.)
Performing Arts (Theatre/Festivals) Deadlines:
  1. BCAC Operating Assistance – Professional Arts Training Organizations (Mar 15)
  2. BCAC Performing Arts Operating (Music, Theatre, Dance) (Mar 15)
Individuals Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:
  1. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sep 7, Nov 2)